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Pakolainen



Member Since: 14 Mar 2016
Location: Helsinki
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Finland 2006 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Java Black
The end may be near

I've had the RRS for almost 2 years, and whilst it's given me some headaches - which have been relatively easy fixes thanks to this forum, and easy compared to some of the issues i see. I love the car. Everytime the wife proposes trading it in for something smaller and less 'problematic' my response has always been, the only thing i'm trading the '06 RRS for is a newer one!!

However, she now comes at me with a conundrum, i have the RRS, she has a Jaguar XE, e-Performance, R Sport. but more often than not, one of our cars is sat in the drive. so a luxury. If we were to trade in both cars, for 1 car. We could probably survive with one car. I proposed a 2012 / 13 RRS, but she side swiped me with a Tesla Model S 60, 2015 facelift.

The monthly finance is the same, if not a few € less, the insurance would be easily 50% per year, car tax would be 75% less per year. And the RRS takes 94€ to fill the tank, the equivalent on the Tesla would be 12€ - and that doesn't take into account the free to use Super Charger that is 5 minutes up the road from us.

The downside is that we had a massive dump of snow yesterday, 30cm, and many cars were struggling but me and the RRS just drove through it all with a smug grin....... 2006 RRS 2.7 TDV6 HSe
Alfa Romeo Guillietta 2.0 JTDM 2011
Mazda 3 1.6 2010
Subaru Impreza 2.0 WRX 2005

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Bill Portland



Member Since: 01 Feb 2017
Location: Dorsetshire
Posts: 253

United Kingdom 2012 Range Rover Sport SDV6 Autobiography Orkney Grey

until i got to the last paragraph i'd have said you'd already made your decision Wink Very Happy Merc C220 estate Sport AMG
Merc C220 estate Sport AMG 125 year edition
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Rover 76 V6

Post #547353 Fri Feb 02 2018 11:08am
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qcnr



Member Since: 07 Dec 2017
Location: Stavanger
Posts: 37

Norway 2007 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Lux Buckingham Blue

Tesla model X...

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Andy K



Member Since: 18 Sep 2015
Location: GL
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England 2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Rimini Red

would you want an RRS as your only car? No!

Post #547359 Fri Feb 02 2018 11:26am
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